[ gas-ing ]
See synonyms for: gassinggassings on

  1. an affecting, overcoming, or poisoning with gas or fumes.

  2. the act of a person or thing that gasses.

  1. a process by which something is gassed, as in fumigation.

  2. the evolution of gases during electrolysis.

Origin of gassing


Words Nearby gassing Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use gassing in a sentence

  • You can't get out of it, after gassing so much about the place.

  • Time someone thought about it instead of gassing about the what was it the pensive bosom of the silver effulgence.

    Ulysses | James Joyce

British Dictionary definitions for gassing


/ (ˈɡæsɪŋ) /

  1. the act or process of supplying or treating with gas

  2. the affecting or poisoning of persons with gas or fumes

  1. the evolution of a gas, esp in electrolysis

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